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Xenoblade Chronicles' Shulk Joins Super Smash Bros. Lineup

posted on by Kyle Cardine
2010 Wii RPG's protagonist is latest to join roster

The official website for the Super Smash Brothers game for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U began streaming a promotional video announcing that Xenoblade Chronicles' Shulk will be a playable character in the upcoming fighting game.

Monolith Soft, the video game development company behind Xenoblade Chronicles and Xenosaga games, also created a promotional image for the game.

Xenoblade Chronicles debuted for the Nintendo Wii in Japan in 2010, Europe in 2011 and North America in 2012. Xenoblade Chronicles X, a "spiritual successor" to Xenoblade Chronicles, was announced in June and is slated for release in 2015.

Nintendo is also streaming a preview video for the Nintendo 3DS version of the game.

The game will ship for Nintendo 3DS on October 3 and for Wii U around the holiday season.

[Via Otakomu]

Update: Removed Xenogear credit from Monolith Soft. Thanks, Dessa


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